Kendrapara: A case of instant “triple talaq” was registered in Pattamundai in Kendrapara district after a man allegedly divorced his wife over phone and said “talaq” thrice.
The accused identified as Abu Sufiyan Khan, was booked under the newly-enacted Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019. A case was registered against the man at the Pattamundai Model Police Station.
The incident happened in ward no-11 in Pattamundai NAC in Kendrapara district here recently.
Sufiyan, who is working in Hyderabad, divorced his wife Rubina Khatoon by uttering ‘talaq’ three times over phone recently.
According to reports, Rubina and Sufiyan had a married seven years ago. After the marriage Rubina accompanied his husband to his working place in Hyderabad. Later Sufiyan dropped Rubina at his house in Kendrapara and went back to Hyderabad when the latter got pregnant.
During this time, Rubina alleged that she was subjected to mental and physical harassment by her in-laws regularly.
Unable to bear the trauma she approached police seeking justice. Now, they (husband and in-laws) are saying me to settle the case by taking Rs 2.30 lakh.